Welcome to the Electrical Contractors┬┤ Association of City of Chicago

The official Web site for ECA members

Welcome to the Electrical Contractors┬┤ Association Web site, a convenient, interactive resource designed specifically for Association members. As yet another benefit of membership, this site has been developed to provide you and your business with a dynamic tool for professional development. We hope you'll enjoy exploring this site for helpful information on Association business, training opportunities, and services, including Labor Relations, Codes and Standards, and Association Committees. You can also stay up-to-date on what's happening in the Association and the industry by tracking current legislative issues, checking the calendar of events for upcoming activities, or visiting our library of links for fast access to other industry-related sites.

Looking for a qualified, professional electrical contractor?

ECA members are your first choice in the Chicago metropolitan area for electrical contracting excellence! Our members are experienced, proven contractors who have a record of providing quality, cost-effective services for the electrical industry, including commercial, industrial, and residential construction, as well as telecommunications and advanced technologies. Our Membership Directory service can help you quickly locate just the right company for your electrical construction needs. Other site pages can help you learn more about our Association, how it provides valuable member services, and how it helps our member contractors stay up-to-date and competitive.

To find a qualified contractor for your next electrical construction project, please visit our "Find a Contractor" page.


If you're a member of the business or general public, and you're interested in electrical contracting and construction, visit our public areas to learn more about the services and opportunities that ECA provides to our members, the industry, and the community. The Safety Information Center provides a number of electrical safety tips to help keep families and their homes safe.

Or visit our "Contact Us" page and let us know what you are looking for or if there is something that you think would be beneficial to the ECA website.

As leaders in the electrical industry in Chicago, the contractors represented by the ECA employ over 10,000 IBEW Local Union 134 certified electricians and have performed electrical construction and telecommunications work on some of Chicago's most important landmarks:

  • O'Hare Field
  • Sears Tower
  • McCormick Place
  • Lake Point Towers
  • The John Hancock Building
  • The Prudential Building
  • The Standard Oil Building
  • Navy Pier
  • The Shed Aquarium
  • The Adler Planetarium

Plus, we work on a range of construction projects as diversified as the Chicago metropolitan area:

  • Industrial plants
  • Petrochemical facilities
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Shopping centers
  • Apartment buildings
  • Condominiums
  • Office complexes
  • Single-family homes